Isabelell Faust & Alexander Melnikov

Chicago Reader

German violinist Isabelle Faust and Russian pianist Alexander Melnikov have forged an extraordinary musical partnership, working together for more than a decade in numerous contexts and consistently providing empathic support to one another. They share a vigor and curiosity regarding their diverse repertoires that leads them to dig into the history of each work and research early versions of scores, a practice that imparts their performances with extra vitality and fidelity—witness Faust’s dazzling recording of Mozart’s violin concertos, due from Harmonia Mundi on November 25.

 

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